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Rajnath Singh: Defence Minister of India
Rajnath Singh is an Indian politician serving as the Defence Minister of India. He is the former President of Bharatiya Janata Party. He has previously served as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and as a Cabinet Minister in the Vajpayee Government. He was the Home Minister in the First Modi Ministry. He has also served as the President of the BJP twice, 2005 to 2009 and 2013 to 2014.

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Group of Ministers had extensive discussion on lockdown: Rajnath Singh

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the Group of Ministers had "an extensive discussion on the prevailing situation post the lockdown" in the country. They also appreciated the..
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COVID-19: Rajnath Singh chairs meeting of Group of Ministers

Home Minister Amit Shah, Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar, Minister for Textiles and Women and Child Development Smriti Z Irani, Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public..
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PM Modi talks to central ministers via video conferencing; urges them to cooperate with state, district officials

Union Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh were also present at the meeting.
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BJP has become biggest, strongest pillar of Indian democracy: Rajnath Singh

On the occasion of 40th foundation day of BJP, party leader and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the organisation has emerged as the biggest and strongest pillar of democracy in the..
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Coronavirus: Amit Shah, Javadekar attend GoM meet at Rajnath Singh's residence

The meeting was held after 9 days of the completion of the 21-day lockdown announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
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PM Modi holds COVID-19 review meeting via video conferencing with Chief Ministers of states

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Home Minister Rajnath Singh were also present at the meeting.
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Covid-19: Rajnath Singh tells armed forces to 'redouble work', coordinate with other ministries

The armed forces have kept over 9,000 hospital beds ready to treat Covid-19 patients, along with more than 8,500 doctors and support staff to extend necessary assistance to civilian administrations,..
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Coronavirus: Rajnath Singh holds review meeting with CDS, others via video conferencing

"Today, via video conferencing, had a review meeting with the CDS, Service Chiefs, Secretaries, and DPSUs to discuss the preparedness and ongoing efforts towards tackling #COVID19 menace. Armed Forces..
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Military, defence ministry employees to donate one day's salary to PM's COVID-19 fund

The Army, Navy and the Indian Air Force as well as employees of the defence ministry have decided to donate one day's salary totalling around Rs 500 crore to the relief fund announced by Prime Minister..
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Rajnath asks armed forces to further step up their efforts in combating Covid-19


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Rajnath asks armed forces to ramp up efforts to check spread of coronavirus

Rajnath Singh issued the directive while chairing a high-level meeting to review overall preparedness of the defence ministry in containing the spread of the coronavirus which has infected over 600 and..
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COVID-19: Rajnath Singh holds review meeting to check preparedness

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday chaired a review meeting with the Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Chiefs of Army, Navy and Air Force and senior officials on the preparedness for..
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'I'm working from home today': Rajnath urges citizens to support Janta Curfew

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday urged all citizens to remain at home and make the 'Janta Curfew', which he termed as 'one of the biggest social distancing and mass awareness initiative against..
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Rajnath Singh reviews progress of bilateral defence cooperation with US counterpart


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Global economic situation will affect all nations, but not India's defence procurement: Rajnath

Defence minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday that the global economic situation would affect all nations, but ruled out any impact on India's defence procurement.
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Rajnath Singh releases Tarun Vijay's book on Manohar Parrikar


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Jyotiraditya meets Shah, Rajnath before filing RS papers


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A day after joining BJP, Jyotiraditya Scindia meets Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh


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No door in armed forces should be closed for women: Rajnath Singh


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'Communal agenda not driving any govt move: Rajnath Singh

No Indian citizen, whether he is a follower of Islam or any other religion, will be affected by the amended citizenship act (CAA), said defence minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday, stressing that PM..
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Arms export target set at $5 billion in next 5 years: Rajnath Singh

Making a strong pitch for increased private sector participation in the defence production sector, defence minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said the government had set an arms export target of $5..
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Indigenous defence production key to make India $5 trillion economy by 2024: Rajnath

The government has set a target of $26 billion turnover in aerospace and military manufacturing in next five years, defence minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday, noting that indigenous defence..
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Coronavirus outbreak made global scenario more complex: Rajnath Singh


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BSY seeks committment on Aero India from Rajnath


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Pakistan will think 100 times before any misadventure against India: Rajnath Singh

In an address at a seminar, he said India's adversary on the Western border will have to think 100 times before considering about any future "misadventure". The "out-of-the-box" response in the form of..
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Balakot airstrikes sent out clear message on terrorism: Rajnath Singh

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the Balakot airstrikes had sent out a clear message that infrastructure across the border could not be used as safe havens for terrorists. "If we've to be..
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India''s annual defence exports to touch Rs 35,000 crore by 2024: Rajnath Singh

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday projected that the annual Indian defence exports will touch Rs 35,000 crore by 2024 from the current level of Rs 17,000 crore.
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Situation in Delhi 'becoming normal' to a good extent: Rajnath Singh

He was responding to a query on the increasing toll in the riots in the national capital following the protests against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act. The defence minister, however,..
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Delhi has normalised a bit: Rajnath Singh


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India's armed forces now do not hesitate to cross border to protect country: Rajnath Singh


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Rajnath Singh: I pray for early release of Abdullahs & Mehbooba from detention


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Rajnath lays foundation stone, Army’s new HQ set to be ready in 5 yrs


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Rajnath Singh lays foundation stone of new Army HQ building; says India among powerful nations


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Uniform Civil Code cannot be forced upon people, it has to be optional: Randeep Surjewala

"The very fact of the Uniform Civil Code is that it cannot be forced upon you, it has to be optional and not compulsory. It has to be voluntary and that will be a great step...," Surjewala said. While..
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Rajnath Singh welcomes SC ruling on permanent commissioning of women in Army


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'India strengthening 'Stree Shakti' in Armed Forces': Rajnath Singh welcomes SC verdict on permanent commision for women

Taking to Twitter, Union Defence Rajnath Singh said that he wholeheartedly welcomed the verdict.
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Under oppn fire, BJP says SC’s quota ruling was on Cong govt’s 2012 order

Oppn Trying To Politicise Issue, Says Rajnath
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Pakistan involved in 3,479 ceasefire violations along J&K border in 2019: Rajnath


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DefExpo 2020 will prove to be breakthrough in Indian defence manufacturing: Rajnath


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$5 bn defence export target to be achieved by 2024: Rajnath Singh


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US, India moving towards collaboration in defence: Rajnath


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Rajnath holds talks with Qatar deputy PM, South Korean counterpart

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday held talks with Qatar's minister of state for defence and his South Korean counterpart separately and discussed ways of ramping up India's bilateral defence..
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India-South Korea defence engagements made immense progress in recent years: Rajnath


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Defence minister Rajnath Singh announces creation of 10 more defence attache posts


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Arvind Kejriwal betrayed Anna Hazare and joined politics: Rajnath Singh


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Budget will revive economic growth and create new job opportunities: Rajnath Singh


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Citizenship Act has provision for Muslims from Pakistan, says Rajnath Singh

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that the Citizenship Act of the country has provision for Muslims from Pakistan who want to come and stay in India and as many as 600 such people..
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Feel foreign forces behind creating misunderstanding over CAA to weaken India: Rajnath Singh


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PM Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi on 72nd death anniversary

​​Kovind, Modi, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and former prime minister Manmohan Singh offered floral tributes at Gandhi's memorial Rajghat where an interfaith prayer was held. Congress president..
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Pakistan must take demonstrable steps against terror: Rajnath Singh


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